Barber National Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Position Description:
Looking for a full-time dynamic staff trainer to join our team. The successful candidate will possess knowledge of and be passionate about adult learning to provide employees the skills they need to be successful in their career and make a difference in the lives of the people supported by our services.

Responsibilities for Trainer:

  • Schedule and present new employee Orientation training
  • Submit and maintain copies of training records for inputting into online systems
  • Coordinate trainings facilitated by outside agencies
  • Present a variety of staff trainings in live, virtual, or recorded formats
  • Successfully utilize software systems utilized at the Barber National Institute including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Barber Hub and to be able to provide employees with further instruction in said systems.
  • Maintain certification as Medication Administration Trainer
  • Assist with tracking of employee completion of time-sensitive trainings Attend meetings as designated by the Associate Director


  • We offer competitive wages and ongoing training for our positions. 

In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical & Time Off:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision with coverage options for spouse and dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • 7 Paid holiday days
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available
  • Discounted on-site weekday childcare at our 4-star childcare center (Erie Campus)
  • Employee discounts for select events and services

Bonuses & Opportunities:

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Available
  • $350 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Tuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your education

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
Qualifications for Trainer:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; related experience required
  • Must have knowledge of adult learning methods, excellent interpersonal skills and possess a strong presentation style
  • Experience in the field of training and/or education
  • Excellent computer skills, including but not limited to: PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to travel and work varied hours as training needs dictate
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance. FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Organization Description:
We are "making dreams come true." We provide children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, and behavioral health challenges and their families the education, support, and resources needed to be self-reliant, independent, and valued members of their community. In addition, we provide the professionals who serve them with world-class education and training.

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

How to Apply:
Please apply using the job site address. Recruiters will be in contact with candidates as the hiring team reviews applications.

Posted September 7, 2022